The Reading Bug

-- and how You Can Help Your Child to Catch it

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141318400

Category: Children

Page: 246

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Parents are the best reading teachers in the world. Parental involvement is key to a child learning to read, to use language - and to their whole early years education. In an easy-to-read, jargon-busting book, Paul Jennings gives simple strategies to show how parents can use books to enrich their children's lives - it's not just about learning to read, it's about learning to love reading. He cuts through the jargon and controversy to show how every parent can infect their child with the reading bug.
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Tips and Tidbits for Parents and Teachers

Celebrating 50 Years in the Classroom and Sharing What I Have Learned

Author: Pat Kozyra

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1625169817

Category: Education

Page: 444

View: 6433

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Teacher Pat Kozyra is now acting upon the many requests from family, friends, and colleagues that she write a book about her half century in the teaching profession. This seasoned professional has so many Tips and Tidbits to offer, so much to tell, and so much to share with colleagues! She has taught primary grades, vocal music, art resource, and gifted education, and has been a preschool coordinator, English as a Second Language teacher, and has presented courses in special education at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. The author felt the time was right to celebrate her milestone by sharing with parents and teachers alike the important Tips and Tidbits she has learned in her distinguished career.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924975

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 4789

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Foreword by Frances Hardinge The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. NEW articles for the 2017 edition included on: - Wanting to be a writer by Simon Mason - Finding new readers and markets by Tom Palmer - News and trends in children's publishing 2015-16 by Caroline Horn - Series fiction: writing as a part of a team by Lucy Courtenay - Creating a children's comic by Tom Fickling All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472935063

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 8653

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The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. Foreword by Sally Green, author of the award-winning YA fantasy trilogy: Half Bad (2014), Half Wild (2015) and Half Lost (2016). NEW articles for the 2018 edition on: - Writing for reluctant readers by Jon Mayhew - Writing for teenagers by Holly Smale - Choosing the right agent by Gill McLay or the Bath Literary Agency - Plotting: getting started with your YA novel by Sarah Mussi - Writing adventures in the real world: children's non-fiction by Isabel Thomas All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472947606

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 1307

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The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. Foreword by Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal winner and author of One, Breathe, Moonrise (published July 2018) and We Come Apart (with Brian Conaghan) NEW articles for the 2019 edition include: LGBT+ characters in children's fiction by Lauren James The hybrid author by Shelli R. Johannes A jobbing writer's lot by Joanna Nadin Adapting children's books for stage and screen by Emma Reeves Where does your book sit? by Jasmine Richards Murderous inventions by Robin Stevens The long and winding road to publication by Paul Stewart Writing picture books by Tessa Strickland The ups and downs of being a writer by Theresa Tomlinson All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472947622

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 1371

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Foreword by William Sutcliffe, author of Are you Experienced?, New Boy and We See Everything The indispensable guide to writing for children and young adults, this Yearbook provides inspirational articles from successful writers and illustrators, as well as practical advice on who to contact across the media and how to get published. New articles for the 2020 edition include: - Davinia Andrew-Lynch A message for under-represented writers: We Want You - Clémentine Beauvais Writing and translating children's fiction - Holly Bourne Dealing with tough issues in YA fiction - Natasha Farrant Writing about love and loss for children - Kiran Millwood Hargrave Writing magic into fiction - Salvatore Rubbino The craft of the illustrator - Deirdre Sullivan Reinventing old stories for new readers
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The Reading Bug... and How You Can Help

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 0143007459

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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This new edition of the bestselling guide contains a supplementary chapter, plus fully updated booklists. 'No matter where they go, children lost in books will always find their way home.' Your child deserves the best reading teacher in the world. And the one person who will read more than anyone else to help your child learn to read... is you. In this clear and humour-filled guide, Paul Jennings cuts through the jargon and the controversies to show every parent practical and effective ways for helping their child to catch the reading bug. This legendary children's author has spent years teaching, lecturing, writing and parenting. Now you can benefit from his advice. In this book: brilliant booklists for your child - now updated and expanded the whole reading experience explained great cartoons and anecdotes supplementary chapter on the special reading needs of boys
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7 Keys to Comprehension

How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!

Author: Susan Zimmermann,Chryse Hutchins

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0307453189

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children. 7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already using this valuable program—practical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use: • Connecting reading to their background knowledge • Creating sensory images • Asking questions • Drawing inferences • Determining what's important • Synthesizing ideas • Solving problems Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this essential educational tool helps parents and teachers to turn reading into a fun and rewarding adventure. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Something about the Author

Author: Thomson Gale

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787687892

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 373

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Covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.
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Think about it

Teacher's resource book

Author: Diana Bentley,Dee Reid

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748774913

Category: Language arts (Secondary)

Page: 80

View: 7580

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Think About It offers an exciting fresh new look combined with the Wellington Square tried-and-tested combination of familiar characters and settings with irresistible plots - guaranteeing a resource that will engage even the most reluctant readers. To help promote thinking skills the stories are based around thought provoking Citizenship themes.
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